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Old August 3, 2009, 01:59 PM
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What Kind of motherboard protection do you use whenever you go sub zero? Or even cold enough to create condensation?
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Old August 3, 2009, 02:02 PM
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Sub-zero automatically means there Will be condensation, no matter what. I believe most people use insolation foam on their motherboards or rubberized erasers (the type you can pull apart easily) to prevent moisture from building up.
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Old August 3, 2009, 02:06 PM
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live at the north pole or somewhere where the temprature will never go above the temprature that you are cooling at and keep your case outside. tada no condensation.
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Old August 3, 2009, 02:41 PM
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live at the north pole or somewhere where the temprature will never go above the temprature that you are cooling at and keep your case outside. tada no condensation.


If you've got nothing useful to say, keep it to yourself.

@ Colourful Metaphor:

I know there will be condensation, I just didn't know how to phrase my question.
I wanted to know what people used to protect their motherboards from phase change and LN2 because I'm going to be dabbling in it fairly soon.
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Old August 3, 2009, 02:52 PM
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With phase change you should have enough control over the temperature to prevent condensation. That being said, it doesnt hurt to be careful
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Ok so just kneaded eraser then?
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Ok so just kneaded eraser then?
I'd say you wouldn't need more. Just be sure to cover everything around the CPU socket well - we'd hate to see you fry something from a stray drop of water condensing on a vrm or similar, hehe.
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no vaseline in the cpu socket?
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Old August 3, 2009, 03:26 PM
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no vaseline in the cpu socket?
IN? Don't recall ever seeing that... I have heard of sealing the outside edge of the CPU socket Very Well. But beyond that... perhaps we should ask 3oh6!
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I was about to say, I have about as much knowledge of this as I do in speaking any other language than English. However, if 3oh6 doesn't see this, send him a PM and I'm sure he'll share is plethora of sub-zero knowledge.
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